Binatone Two-Way Radio 100 user guide

Brand: Binatone, product type: Communications / Two-Way Radio

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2.Charging the battery pack
Plug the mains adaptor into
a 230V AC ,50Hz main socket
with the switch on the socket
set to OFF.
Then switch ON the main socket.
Battery Life
The PMR has a built in power saver feature to make the batteries
last longer. But when you are not using the PMR , it's better to
switch it off to save the battery power.
Battery Meter
The battery meter is located in the lower left side of the LCD panel.
These dicate the amount of power available. As the power is used
the bars will disappear. When the battery level reach it minimum level
in PMR on mode, unit will emit two beep tones and automatically turn
off the power and proceeds to watch mode.
The PMR must be used with mains adaptor,
provided with the unit.
Using any other adaptor will result in non -Compliance
with the EN60065 and will invalidate any approval to this
Lift the charge jack cover
located on the side of your unit.
Insert the round
connector of
the 7.5V DC/200mA
adaptor into the
charge jack.
During Charging, the battery level indicator icon will start scrolling
on the display in both clock mode and PMR on mode.
It takes about 10 hours to recharge the battery fully if they've
become completely run down. New battery take up to 12 hours to
charge fully.
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Adventurer 100
Personal Mobile Radio(PMR)
User Guide
CALL button
Press to send Ring
tones to other
TALK button
Press and hold while
you' re transmitting
Socket for hands-
free kit(headset)
and charge
under the hinged
ON/OFF button
MENU button
Press to change
Channels and
sub-channels, and
to switch between
Up and Down buttons
Press to change the
speaker Volume. Press
after menu button
to change the channels
What' s on the display
Channel number(1to8)
Sub-channel number(0 to 38)
Battery power level. when the bars disapper
charge the batteries
Shown when you are transmitting the signal
1. If the unit is in standby mode
2. If the unit power ON
Stop watch
Effective Range
The Transmission range of the product is wholly dependent on the
environment or terrain in which it is being used, the following
diagram attempts to guide the user on the sort of performance to
expect in everyday use.
Signal Strength
Optimum(open area)(1)
Medium ground based
Heavily built up area(3)
Range Slope0 Range(Km) 3
Important read these
Safety Warning before
you charge the battery
When charging the handset, use only the rechargeable
Ni-NH battery pack supplied with the PMR.
Don't try to charge the non-rechargeable batteries.
Make sure the battery compartment cover is securely locked in
place when you are charging the battery pack.
Disposed of used batteries safely and in a way that will not harm
the environment never try to burn them or put them anywhere, they
could get burnt or punctured.
Don't leave dead batteries in your PMR .
Your PMR includes 1.2V AA x 3 rechargeable
battery pack for each units.
1.Fitting the Battery pack
Press MENU button again to set the minutes. The minutes
segment start to flash.
Press UP or DOWN button to increase or decrease the
minutes number displayed.
Press and hold the MENU button for 3 seconds to confirm
the time setting and exit the time setting mode.
Using Stop Watch
In watch mode, press and hold CALL button for 3 Seconds.
The stop watch appear on the display.
Press UP button once to start the stop watch.
Press UP button once to stop the stopwatch.
Press DOWN button once to re-set the timer.
Press and hold CALL button for 3 second to exit from the
Stopwatch mode.
4.Using the Personal Mobile Radio
To switch the PMR OFF
Press and hold the ON/OFF button until the channel display
goes off.
You hear a musical tone each time to confirm.
3.Using the Stopwatch
Standby mode(Clock Mode)
Installing the battery will automatically turn-on and proceeds
to Watch mode.
To set the Time
your Watch has a 24 hour Time clock.
In watch mode, press and hold the MENU button for 3
Seconds.The Hour segment in display will flash.
Press UP or Down button to increase or decrease the hour
number displayed.
Changing the channels and sub-channels
PMR has eight channels, numbered 1to8. To communicate with
other PMR users within range, you must all have your PMR watch
tuned to the same channel.
Press the MENU button once
The current channel number flashes on the display
Press UP or Down button to go to the channel you want
Press TALK button to confirm.
Volume control
To adjust the loudspeaker volume
Press the UP or Down button.
The volume level is shown by the bars on the display. You can
change the volume either While you're using your PMR
handset, or while the handset is idle (switched on but not in
Transmitting range
The talk range depends on environmental and terrain. It will be
greatest (up to about 3km or 1 3/4 miles) in wide open spaces,
without obstructions such as hills or buildings. Don't try to use two
PMR handsets which are less than 1.5m (5feet)apart.If you do, you
may get interference.
To listen to another PMR user
Make sure you are not pressing the TALK button
Receiving symbol( ) is shown on the display when the other
person is speaking. Don't try to transmit until they have finished.
Monitoring the current channel
Normally Watch PMR will not pick up very weak signals. But you can
monitor the current channel for all sounds.
To activate the monitoring feature
Press the MENU and DOWN button at the same time
Your handset will pick up any signals on the current channel,
Including background noise.
Press TALK button to stop monitoring.
communicate only with other users tuned to the same channel and
To turn the sub-channel function off, simply set the sub-channel to
0 (zero).Then you can communicate with any PMR user on the same
channel who also turned off sub-channel operation(or whose PMR
does not have the feature).
Press the MENU button twice
The current sub-channel number flashes on the display.
Press the UP or Down button to go to the sub-channel you
Press the TALK button to confirm.
Transmitting and Receiving.
PMR transmission is 'one way-at-a-time' while you are speaking,
you can not receive a transmission.
PMR is an open-license band always identify yourself when
transmitting, as other people may be communicating on the same
To speak to another PMR user
Press and hold the TALK button so that the Transmitting
symbol ( ) appear on the LCD panel.
Speak clearly into the microphone, in a normal tone - don't
When you're finished speaking, release the TALK button.
Each channel also has 38 sub-channels(sometime called CTCSS
codes) letting you set up group of users within the same channels, for
more private communication.If you have a set a sub-channel, you can
VOX(voice activated transmission)mode
In VOX mode your PMR will transmit whenever it detects your
voice (or other noise) without the TALK button pressed. It will
transmit for 2 seconds even if you stop talking.
Note: Once you remove the battery from the unit, clock will
reset to default time 12:00
Dual watch-shown when you are monitoring
two channels at once.
Shown when the unit is in VOX (voice activated
Shown when the unit is scanning all channels
Shown when the buttons are locked
Volume level
Shown when you are receiving the signal
Shown when you are sending the call tone
To remove the belt clip
It is easier to fit the batteries without the belt clip
in place.
Pull the tab forward(away from the handset)
to release the belt clip. Then lift the belt clip
To fit the batteries
Insert your
behind the tab
Lift the belt
clip off
1.Loosen the screw counter
clock wise direction by using
a cion or your fingers. Open the
battery compartment
2.Insert the battery pack
facing battery contact
plate in.
4.Replace the cover and
close the screw clock wise.
3.Make sure the up
arrow is showing,
and pointing towards
the top of the handset.
To replace the belt clip
Slide the belt clip down into the slot until it clicks
into place.
Range Check
The transmission range will be affected as shown in the diagram
above. The transmitting range typical values for different environment
conditions will be (1) 3km (2) 1.5km (3) 750m. It should be
remembered that these are only guide values as actual achieved
distances will be dependent on the environment and terrain.
Important safety warning
If you are using a head set, to protect your hearing, do not turn the
volume to the highest level .
To reduce radio frequency exposure when you're using your
adventure-100, hold the handset at least 5cm(2inches)from your face.
Never use your PMR outdoors in a thunderstorm.
Don't use yourPMR in the rain.
If your PMR ever get wet, turn it off and remove the battery.
Dry the battery compartment and leave the cover off for few hours.
Don't use the PMR until it is completely dry.
Keep the PMR out of the reach of babies and young children.
Turning ON and OFF your PMR
To switch the PMR ON, Press and hold the ON/OFF button
until the channel display comes.
Note: To obtain the better reception, reposition the
The level of VOX sensitivity is shown by numbers on the display. At
the highest level(level 3), the handset will pickup softer noise
(including background noise); at the lowest level, it will pick up only
quite loud noise.
To turn VOX mode ON and OFF:
Press MENU button Three times
VOX icon display and OF flashes on the LCD panel.
Press UP button to set the level of sensitivity.
If you press the Down button until OF appear on the display,
you can turn off the VOX mode.
Press TALK button to confirm the setting.
As long as the handset in VOX mode, VOX is shown steadily
on the display.
Ring tone
You can send ring tone to other handsets within range and tuned to
the same channel,(and sub-channel if applicable), to alert them you
want to communicate with them.
Press and release the CALL button
You can hear ring tone for about two seconds, while the
transmitting symbol( )and call signal( )appear on the LCD
panel. Any other PMR handset within the range and tuned to
same channel will hear Ring tone, and may decide to
to you.
Setting Call-Ring tones
Press MENU button for Four times, theunit will enter to
Call-Ring setting mode. The LCD will displayCA while 1
is flashing.
Mic/spk jack
Charge jack
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